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Security experts find clues to ransomware worm's lingering risks

Windows XP was one of the versions of Windows to be affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack, and despite the patch released by Microsoft , there were still thousands of computers which ended by being affected. However, the respective central banks at the two countries have issued statements to minimise any concern that banks have been affected by the ransomware attacks.

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Log in, look out: Cyber chaos spreads with workweek's start

Now that this "WannaCry" malware is out there, the world's computer systems are vulnerable to a degree they haven't been before, unless people everywhere move quickly to install Microsoft's security patches . Cyber security experts say the spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - "ransomware" which locked up computers in vehicle factories, hospitals, shops and schools in several countries - has slowed, but that any respite might be brief.

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Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

Efforts by IT security researchers to get to the bottom of the recent ransomware attack have been hampered by an inability to find early traces of the so-called WannaCry strain, according to research commissioned by Reuters and conducted by security ratings firm BitSight.

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Xiaomi's upcoming smartphone 'Mi Max 2' set to launch on May 25

On the software front, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will run on Google's latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box with company's own MIUI 8 custom skin running on top of the device. The super-sized phablet will be reported in China on May 25, as per the organization's most recent teaser on the Chinese person to social networking site Weibo.

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'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

That tool was stolen and made available by the Shadow Brokers, a hacking group that has released several caches of files from the government agency. "There's no waving that away". It began in Europe, affected computers in more than 150 countries, and was hitting locations in Japan and China as recent as Monday.

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Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

Lee gave Xi a hand-written letter from Moon. North Korea doesn't even have one and all of a sudden North Korea is the world's greatest threat to our national security. Mr Patrushev called for multinational talks. Trump has long touted his plan to pressure China to do more to rein in North Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions.